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Maine author Jim Nichols at UMaine Oct. 25

Maine author Jim Nichols will read from his latest work, “Hull Creek,” at 4:30 on Tuesday Oct. 25 in Room 120 of the University of Maine’s Little Hall.

Nichols has published work in many venues, including Esquire, Zoetrope ASE, Narrative, Night Train, River City, elimae, The Clackamas Review, American Fiction Vol.9, Conversely and Portland Monthly. He is a past winner of the Willamette Fiction Prize and a prize winner in the River City Writing Awards. His collection “Slow Monkeys and Other Stories” was published in 2003 by Carnegie Mellon Press and his novel “Hull Creek” appeared in April, 2011.

“Hull Creek” has received widespread praise and positive reviews. It’s a story of the hard life and challenges facing the men on the Maine coast who make their living from the sea.

The reading and following book signing are open to the public. This is a free event, sponsored by the University Bookstore in cooperation with the UMaine Department of English.

For more information, or to schedule an interview, please contact Diane Genthner, trade book manager for the University of Maine Bookstore, by email or by calling (207) 581-1744.

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